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Help struggling tenants weather end of Covid eviction ban, urges poverty charity

Joseph Rowntree Foundation fears ‘two-tier recovery’ with homeowners receiving more support than renters during pandemic

The UK government is being urged to commit more cash to support struggling renters as the end of a Covid ban on evictions puts nearly half a million tenants at risk of losing their homes.

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) said the government had been setting the country up for a “two-tier recovery” by prioritising wealthier homebuyers, who have benefited from a stamp duty holiday tax break, over poorer renters who have fared significantly worse throughout the pandemic.

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